The Italian island of Sardinia is famous for the traditionally high cost of living in hotels. Therefore, there is nothing surprising in that is the most expensive hotel in the world is located exactly in Sardinia.
The cost of one night in the standard room of the hotel Le Dune, Forte Village Resort is $ 2539. This impressive amount has put the hotel in the leaderboard of the rating, compiled by the Internet portal luxury-hotels.com.
To understand why the guests of the most expensive hotel in the world without a murmur are paying such an impressive amount, it is worth to get acquainted with its description in more detail.
Le Dune is located in the resort complex Forte Village, which is famous for its picturesque nature, restaurants with fine Mediterranean cuisine and entertainment for every taste. The complex includes 9 hotels of 4-5 stars with a rich infrastructure and excellent level of service.
Hotel Le Dune was built in 1994, but in 2010 it was completely renovated. Le Dune has a category of "5 stars".All the buildings of this hotel complex do not exceed two floors in height, so as not to disturb the harmony of the natural landscape of the island.
Guests of Le Dune, Forte Village Resort can be accommodated in 39 bungalows or 24 suites. The whole territory of the hotel is buried in gardens, which can boast of the rarest tropical plants. The Mediterranean Sea rustles a stone's throw from the bungalow. Rooms in the bungalow have an area from 22 to 42 square meters.meters. Each room has a familiar set: bathroom with bath or shower, air conditioning, telephone, TV, DVD-player, minibar, safe and hairdryer. Suites consist of two rooms - a living room and a bedroom and have an area of 35-55 sq. M.meters, furnished with expensive furniture in a Mediterranean style. Some have a hydromassage bath. Many suites offer guests a panoramic view of the sea.
Suites have access to a patio or garden, and for rooms on the second floor there is a terrace. Some rooms are equipped with a private pool, but the cost of living in them is much higher than in the standard.
The cost of living in the most expensive hotel in the world includes breakfast and dinner. Full board is available at an additional cost. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
The price also includes use of tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, sun loungers on the beach and at the outdoor pool. For the guests there is an animation program. For children from 2 to 12 years old, there is a free mini club.
Guests of the hotel can use the ice rink, karting, bowling, services of the golf club, the Thaermae del Forte spa complex on the territory of Forte Village tourist complex. Here there are real sports academies, where the art of football, tennis, rugby or cricket is taught by invited sports stars. For children under 12, there is a restaurant in which adults are not allowed to enter, which is accessible from a mini-club on a small train.
When paying for a room in the hotel Le Dune, the tourist becomes a member of a kind of club of guests of the Forte Village complex. All services of Forte Village are free for him.
Despite the high cost, the hotel Le Dune is almost never free. At the height of the summer season, it is not allowed to book rooms for less than seven nights. Winter and early spring can stay at least 3 days. Pets are not allowed in Le Dune.
It is noteworthy that apart from Le Dune, Forte Village Resort, the top ten rating of the most expensive hotels in the world includes 4 more hotels in Sardinia. The cost of the night in the cheapest of them is $ 1,850.
A holiday in Sardinia is traditionally considered a privilege of wealthy tourists. In addition to expensive hotels, white snow yachts are rented here, prestigious cars or even small planes are rented.
By the way, Russian tourists are not uncommon guests in hotels like Le Dune. Here, our compatriots can relax in the company of European aristocrats, movie stars and businessmen.